• Experience a world beyond your expectations. Choose from our award-winning vacations on virtually every continent with local favorites and off-the-beaten-path experiences only Globus can share.

  • We know why you travel. You’d rather have an extra day exploring than a fancy chocolate on your pillow. Enjoy VIP inclusions and world-class experiences at budget-friendly prices.

  • Embrace your independent spirit with the freedom to discover the world without getting lost. Enjoy independent travel confidently with guided sightseeing, loads of free time, and a knowledgeable Monograms Local Host in each destination.

  • Happiness flows on an Avalon river cruise. From Asia to South America and Europe to the Nile, you’ll cruise in relaxed luxury with river cruising’s widest views of the world’s most beautiful landscapes.

CRUISE

AT-A-GLANCE


Day 1 Arrive Lima, Peru: Welcome to Lima

Day 2 Lima: Walking tour; visit San Francisco Monastery; Larco Herrera Museum and welcome dinner

Day 3 Lima-Cusco-Sacred Valley: Visit Awanakancha to see various camelids from the region, and explore Pisac Market

Day 4 Sacred Valley-Machu Picchu: Visit the Ollantaytambo ruins; take the 360°Train to Machu Picchu; walking tour of Machu Picchu

Day 5 Machu Picchu-Cusco: Enjoy a second included entrance to Machu Picchu; return on the 360°Train to the Sacred Valley and continue to Cusco

Day 6 Cusco: Walking tour of Cusco, visit Santo Domingo Monastery, the Cathedral, and the ruins of Sacsayhuaman

Day 7 Cusco-Quito, Ecuador: Fly to Quito via Lima

Day 8 Quito: Excursion to Otavalo's Indian market and Peguche; Hacienda lunch

Day 9 Quito: Walking tour, visit San Francisco Monastery, La Compania Church, La Ronda Street, a Chocolate factory, and the Equatorial Monument

Day 10 Quito-San Cristobal-Galápagos Islands (Embarkation): Fly to the Galápagos Islands; embark Treasure of Galápagos; visit Cerro Colorado Tortoise Reserve on San Cristobal Island

Day 11 Galápagos Islands Cruising: Española Island: Naturalist-guided walks; snorkeling

Day 12 Galápagos Islands Cruising: Floreana Island: Naturalist-guided walks; snorkeling

Day 13 Galápagos Islands Cruising: Santa Fé & Santa Cruz Islands: Naturalist-guided walks on each island; snorkeling

Day 14 Galápagos Islands (Disembarkation)-Santa Cruz Island-Quito: Disembark Treasure of Galápagos; visit EL Chato Tortoise Reserve; fly to Quito

Day 15 Quito: Full day at leisure

Day16 Quito-Coca-Amazon: Fly to Coca; travel by boat and dugout canoe to your Amazon lodge

Day 17 Amazon: Visit a parrot clay lick; guided walk through the jungle; night walk or canoe ride

Day 18 Amazon: Cruise on the Napo through the flooded forest; visit a local community, school, and village; piranha fishing

Day 19 Amazon-Coca-Quito: Return to Coca; fly to Quito

Day 20 Quito: Your vacation ends this morning
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Avalon Choice

Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. There are 3 types of included shore excursion on every Europe cruise.

Plus independent exploration options and use of our exclusive AvalonGO APP.

Classic

Your local expert is ready to guide you through the history and heritage of local destinations. You’ll marvel at the legends, lore, and spectacular architecture of iconic and historic sites.

Discovery

We’ve found inspiring and interactive activities to speak to your interests - from cooking classes, to painting workshops - to immerse yourself in each culture you explore.

Active

Embark on energetic excursions to keep you in motion and on the go - from a guided jogging tour of Amsterdam, to biking, paddling, and hiking your way through scenic locales.